Brisbane, Australia

Dr Sneha Krishnan

Senior Behaviour Change Expert (WASH)

International WaterCentre


Sneha is a Senior Behaviour Change Expert (WASH) at International Water Centre. Her research investigates the intersections of WASH with empowerment, health care and humanitarian responses. Currently, she is leading a Water for Women grant to investigate infant faeces management in the Solomon Islands with local academic partners.

Sneha is trained in psychology, environmental engineering and disaster management. She has a PhD in Environmental Engineering from University College London, where she worked on the recovery and resilience of village water and sanitation systems after floods, cyclones and earthquakes in South Asia. She also works on conflict and health with NGOs on humanitarian evaluations and programme interventions. She is interested in the discourse of how engineers, architects, social scientists and health workers frame problems and work together to solve real-life problems.

  • PhD (Environmental Engineering), University College London
  • Master of Disaster Management, Tata Institute of Social Sciences
  • Bachelor of Arts (Psychology), University of Mumbai

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